national travel Tag Archive

Run (Like Forrest Gump), Don’t Walk to Monument Valley

If you’ve seen ever watched Forrest Gump, there’s a scene where he takes a run all by himself. That moment is set in Monument Valley. And that’s how many young people...

Zion National Park: A Tale That’s All About the Trails

I have always wanted to explore Southwest Utah and Arizona’s National Parks but never had the chance. Living in LA, it’s oddly difficult to convince friends to drive anywhere...

“Super Bloom” Rocks At Joshua Tree National Park

For the past five years, California has been suffering from a drought. But over the past few months, we’ve had tremendous amount of rain, which has led in turn to something...

Mo’orea Means More of What You Love about Hawaii

I love Oahu. I just wish there weren’t so many tourists stumbling around the beaches — or that the high-rise hotels didn’t obliterate the mountains and that there...

Hawaii: Choose Your Island and Your Adventure

If you want to follow hot lava to the sea, hang out with dolphins, rappel down waterfalls and swim like a mermaid, you’re going to need more than one island. When it comes to...

Take off Those Mouse Ears and Explore Anaheim

Sure, it’s the home of Disneyland. But if you happen to be in Southern California for any reason at all, you should definitely try visiting Anaheim Packing District in...

Out of the Cradle of the Confederacy, Richmond Shines Anew

If Richmond brings to mind thoughts of the Confederacy, you’re not wrong, but it’s time to wake up to a more progressive reality....

Fall in South Carolina Means Nature in All Its Pageantry

It’s the time of harvest, the moment when the mad dash to make the most of summer is finally gone. The breeze turns from a warm embrace to a cool caress. And on the East...

A Hawaiian Feast of Must-See Destinations

Eight spots in the islands that exemplify good design, from historic architecture to majestic natural beauty. “Design” may often be used to refer to a destination’s...

Love Rollercoasters And Booze? Your California Adventure Awaits

Amusement parks can be like parades. They’re either something you love, or something you live with – because someone else has dragged you along. Photographer Edwin...

Edwin Picks Pics: The Most Photographed LA Spots

In this day and age of social media, it seems everybody wants the ideal background for that next selfie. So for those who live on Instagram, I have a few tips. Who better to tell...

Still Haven't Found What You're Looking For? Try Joshua Tree

At the dawn of the 1990s, Irish rockers U2 made a pilgrimage to Joshua Tree, and their trek resulted in a landmark album. Isn’t it time for you to find inspiration there as...